Prevention strategy for diverticular disease, Biology

Q. Prevention strategy for diverticular disease?

The prevention strategy for the disease involves the following:

• Eat a high-fiber diet (more than 15 g/day of crude fiber). This helps the stools to. move smoothly through the intestines maintaining proper pressure in the colon. Fibre should/be include when the inflammation subsides.

• If diverticula are present, avoid foods such as seeds that may block the opening of a diverticulum and lead to inflammation and infection.

• Exercise regularly to decrease the occurrence of symptoms.

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